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Crimean War postal history - a letter written with gun powder

Posted: 18 Apr 2014
We take a look at a letter written with gunpowder rather than ink, sent from the frontline of the Crimean War of the 1850s, detailed in the May 2014 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart ...

Switzerland's Bundesfeier (National Festival) postal cards

Posted: 09 Apr 2014
Switzerland's Pro Patria stamps have proved to be a long-running annual issue, helping to raise funds for a range of good causes in Switzerland, but their forerunners were the ...

How African stamps helped build the Spitfire - French Cameroun ‘Spitfire Fund’ stamps explained

Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Vincent A Green reveals how French Cameroun stamps contributed to the production of the legendary Spitfire fighter aircraft during World War Two

Stamp collecting experts: John Apfelbaum on USA's 'grill' stamps

Posted: 01 Apr 2014
The USA’s short-lived ‘grill’ varieties have provided philately with some of its most valuable and intriguing stamps. John Apfelbaum examines this rare variety of stamp and ...

How Tony Benn helped shape British stamps

Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Whatever, you may think of his politics and beliefs, the late Tony Benn had a lasting effect on British stamps, writes Matt Hill, as he looks back on a memorable Stamp & Coin Mart ...

Interview with Tony Benn and stamp designer David Gentlemen

Posted: 14 Mar 2014
With the sad passing of former Postmaster General Tony Benn, we look back on an exclusive Stamp & Coin Mart interview with him regarding his revolutionary work on stamps during ...

Stamp & Coin Mart: new front cover same great magazine!

Posted: 07 Mar 2014
Stamp & Coin Mart Editor Matt Hill gives you a sneak preview of the magazine's new-look front cover…

Stamp collecting video: Jersey Post & Go demo

Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Sally Diamond of Jersey Post gives Stamp & Coin Mart a quick demo of the J001 Post & Go machine dispensing Jersey Post & Go stamps at the Spring Stampex 2014 event

Stamp collecting experts: Devlan Kruck on Henry Archer's 1d Red rouletting machines

Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Victorian stamps expert Devlan Kruck looks back on a nineteenth-century businessman's pioneering technique to separate 1d Red stamps


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